Lead by well-seasoned experts, Ballard Chalmers has vast experience delivering custom software development and application engineering to the financial services sector. We deliver technology to empower you to reimagine the customer experience, enable a secure and productive workplace, optimise operations and risk management, meet regulatory requirements, and transform products.

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Software development partner for financial services

Ballard Chalmers is a trusted software development partner to the financial services sector, providing solutions to organisations such as Ipes, The ID Register, Square Marble Technology, American Express, Investec, Nationwide and more.

For these clients we have developed software on-premises and in the cloud in .NET and Azure, SQL Server, SharePoint, BizTalk Server and Xamarin.

Our experts can deliver fully bespoke Microsoft enterprise applications for your organisation, customise existing software so that it performs more in line business objectives, integrate systems, modernise legacy applications, migrate you to the cloud and more. With our core services and expertise, we have great flexibility to work with you across any point of the development lifecycle.

Client stories



Capital Tracker

Fully bespoke build of a cutting edge cloud enterprise application for managing Private Equity funds


The ID Register

Online Investor Onboarding Bespoke Platform

Making key processes such as fund launches faster, easier and more cost-effective


Square Marble Technology


Custom developed SaaS platform for intelligent account management

Solutions we provide for the financial services sector

Cross-industry solutions

Advisory Services: Advisory Services provides a powerful, integrated platform that empowers financial services professionals to provide better customer service.

Business Intelligence: Solutions based around the Microsoft Business Intelligence platform are designed to enable financial organisations by combining business intelligence with advanced analytic and visualisation capabilities, transforming data into knowledge that can be used to measure business and service performance and make better decisions.

Online: Ballard Chalmers enables organisations to reach new audiences, retain current customers and improve the monetisation of visits to financial services’ online channels with a new generation of financial services portals.

Risk Management and Compliance: Ballard Chalmers is dedicated to helping clients execute visions for an integrated, efficient and productive risk management and compliance environment.

Banking solutions

Branch: Solutions for the bank branch demonstrate how branches can increase revenue while reducing costs and preparing for industry and compliance changes.

Core Banking and Payments: Ballard Chalmers’ proven server technology, mission-critical services and application solutions provide comprehensive solution offerings across banking operations, both on premises and in the Cloud. These solutions include reconciliations, financial messaging, lending, DDA and accounting, treasury, and all forms of payments.

Insurance solutions

Claims Servicing: Our claims servicing solutions manage the technology that support the business process and workflow for claims management through the lifecycle of the claim, providing complete information access to all partners within the claims environment, and resulting in increased collaboration, operational efficiency, competitive differentiation, and financial performance.

Policy Administration: Our solutions deliver opportunities to craft new cross-industry business processes, develop new financial instruments and keep pace with the cycle times of point-of-sale and service demand.

Ballard Chalmers built a .NET application for one of our Fortune 500 clients that totally exceeded expectations…At every point [they] brought expert technical knowledge combined with ability to make the complex and often confusing simple and organised.


Project Management Lead, Fortune 500 Company

Why Ballard Chalmers

Heritage:We were established in 2005, though our heritage is much longer. We have over 30 years’ experience delivering in software development, particularly to the financial services sector.

Expertise:As software engineers we are technical problem solvers. This is what we do.

Microsoft Gold Partners:Only the top 5% of Microsoft Partners have attained Microsoft competencies and Gold demonstrates best-in-class capability. We have met extensive technology requirements and demonstrated expertise through rigorous exams.

Trust:We are already the trusted development partners to many in the finance industry and have over a 90% client retention rate.

Meet our financial services software development experts

Geoff Ballard, Chief Technical Officer

Services | Custom Software Development Projects CTOGeoff Ballard is our co-founder and Chief Technical Officer.

Geoff oversees the technical team and is highly knowledgable in the financial services sector.

Geoff is an all-round Microsoft enterprise platform expert and has a depth of expertise that is rarely matched. His 30+ years’ experience offers a safe pair of hands and an ability for deep problem solving where needed.

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Andrew Chalmers, Managing Director

Andrew Chalmers co-founded Ballard Chalmers in 2005 and is our Managing Director.

Having created one of the very first cloud software development consultancies in the UK, and with over 40 years’ experience in business and project management he is well placed to answer your software development questions and advise next steps.

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